Isolated Beef Supplements; More Sizzle Than Steak

Things to Consider When Grading Protein Supplements for Their Bodybuilding Value by Vince Andrich Ever since physique athletes realized (often against mainstream science) that protein is the only nutrient that can build and repair muscle tissue, we have witnessed major Protein Wars that have waged on some relative science and more importantly pure marketing hype.…

Lean, Muscular & Healthy; Bland with a Hint of Variety

One of the “big ideas” proposed by nutritional experts is that a varied diet is the sure-fire way to a healthier you. According to the Harvard School of Public Health; “Eating plenty of vegetables and fruits can help you ward off heart disease and stroke, control blood pressure, prevent some types of cancer, avoid a…

Male Hormone Tune-Up, Your Diet, Only Cleaner

Food and exercise play a crucial role in the composition of your body. And it isn’t simply about energy in, energy out. It’s about chemicals. The food you eat truly becomes active after it becomes chemical messengers inside your body. Of course, training, especially with weights, activates a whole host of chemical connections that literally…

Feed Your Sweet-Tooth–Get Leaner, Boost Workout Energy

If you’re having trouble escaping simple sugar, here’s your card to get out of jail, body-fat free. Step-1) Train your muscles with at least 4-5 tough sets of 6-12 reps per muscle group. Step 2) immediately after exercise ingest 25-40 grams of lactose free milk proteins, PLUS 25-40 grams of carbohydrate. The result; exercise scientists…

Building a Better Nutrition Plan

              Once you make the decision to build a better body the entire process of eating right can become difficult for some, and for others, it can seem impossible. The key is to make changes you can live with, because over time, consistency wins. One of the simplest ways…

Protein Digestion Rates: Meal Planning

by Vince Andrich QUESTION: A guy at the gym told me that protein powders get digested at different rates, and that I should take in different types of protein through the day. What types of protein should I take? ANSWER: Bodybuilders need both slow- and fast-digesting proteins in their diets because each type has specific…